Posted by Chris Alcock on 21 Oct 2010 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
- Raven’s dynamic queries – Ayende discusses a new feature for the RavenDB document database which will mean that you won’t need to declare indexes before querying against them, meaning that the engine will create the required indexes based on your queries.
- Contributing to OpenWrap – Sebastien Lambla talks about how you can get involved in the OpenWrap project, walking through some important steps required to contribute code to the project, both procedural and version control related.
- Integrate Html5 Form in ASP.NET MVC – Kazi Manzur Rashid looks at how you can render HTML5 controls to browsers which are capable of utilising them in ASP.NET MVC using the EditorFor function and custom templates for the editors.
- Bug Fixes and Changes in ASP.NET MVC 3 Beta – Imran Baloch reviews the most significant changes and bugfixes included in ASP.NET MVC 3 Beta release, providing a useful reference for anyone considering upgrading.
- LINQ: Implementing The SkipLastWhile Operator – Paulo Morgado continues his LINQ series looking at implementing operators which operate on the end of Enumberables with an implementation of the SkipLastWhile operator.
- How to track an object which is Out of Scope while Debugging – Abhijit Jana looks at the use of Object ID Generation in the Visual Studio Debugger showing how it allows you to keep watches on objects regardless of the current scope showing it in use with plenty of screenshots for illustration.
- NUnit and the Values Attribute – Jeff Vera takes a quick look at the NUnit Value attribute introduced in NUnit 2.5 which brings Pameterised test support, helping reduce complexity and repetition of test cases which vary only by a value.
- SQL Server: How to insert million numbers to table fast? – Gunnar Peipman looks at a number of approaches and optimisations to adding a large number of records (in this case numbers) to a database table, showing how thinkg procedurally will only get you so far with SQL, and that Set Based operations are often the most optimal solutions in the DB
- Zipping Build Outputs using a Build File – MsBuld Series – Mark Kemper continues his series on MSBuild exploring the use of the MSBuild.Community.Tasks to provide the ability to ZIP your build output as a part of the build pricess.
- 31 Days of Windows Phone | Day #21: Silverlight Toolkit for Windows Phone – Jeff Blankenburg has been blogging a nice series on Windows Phone Development this month, and in his most recent post he explores the various additional User Interface Controls available to the Windows Phone Developer in the Silverlight Toolkit for Windows Phone 7.
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Posted by Chris Alcock on 20 Oct 2010 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
- Caught up with Bugs in My Favourite IDE ( Visual Studio 2010 ) – Senthil Kumar discusses a number of Visual Studio 2010 issues he has encountered in normal use, highlighting patches to resolve issues where available.
- Windows 7 file-properties "Version" tab Shell Extension – David B. Trout shares a Windows Shell extension which brings a Version tab to the files properties tab in Windows 7 (something that was removed in Windows 7 which is a shame as its really useful). This is implemented in C++, and the download includes built versions for x86 and x64 Windows.
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Posted by Chris Alcock on 19 Oct 2010 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
- jQuery: jQuery 1.4.3 Released – The jQuery team announce the release of 1.4.3, the 3rd minor update to the 1.4 product. This release includes a number of bug fixes, along with some improvements to the framework and the process they use to product it including the framework now passing JSLint testing, and refinements of the modularity of the framework, along with major updates to the CSS Module, Data Module, and new features in HTML5 Data attributes, events, effects, and traversing.
- jQuery Mobile Alpha 1 Released – The jQuery Team also announce the release of the first alpha release of jQuery Mobile, a unified mobile UI framework for the web which aims to work well on all mobile browsers, relying on graceful degradation and progressive enhancement.
- Model Driven Development with StatePatternModeler – Manuel Naujoks announces the release of 2 Visual Studio 2010 extensions. StatePatternModeler brings support for State Models to the UML tools in Visual Studio 2010 allowing Model Driven Development for state based applications. The Second, Method Logger, records any changes in methods in the comments at the top of the method.
- On Dynamic Objects and DynamicObject – Chris Burrows discusses DynamicObject as a base for your own Dynamic Objects, and looks at how it cause confusion about the method being called when there is built-in language bindings for certain methods causing unexpected program behaviour.
- ASP.NET MVC 3 Beta: Razor views support comments now – Gunnar Peipman’s ASP.NET blog – Gunnar Peipman highlights the support for multiline comments in your Razor based views in ASP.NET MVC 3 Beta
- 3 Gems in Mono for .NET Programmers – The hidden potential of Mono.CSharp, Mono.Cecil And Mono.TextTemplating – Anoop Madhusudanan highlights 3 of the best bits of the Mono Framework which are available for use by any .NET developer (Mono or Microsoft), discussing (and linking to resources) about Mono.Cecil, Mono.CSharp and Mono.TextTemplating
- Ultimate Guide to speed up Visual Studio – Daniel Fisher shares a guide to Visual Studio Settings in Visual Studio 2008 and 2010 which can help improve the performance of your IDE, along with a few other System level tips for improving performance.
- Reactive Extensions #3: Windows Phone 7 – Andrej Tozon continues his series of posts on the use of the Reactive Extensions for .NET with a look at their use in Windows Phone 7, sharing a demo using Rx and animation to illustrate their use.
- Touched ( Part 2 ) – Raw Touch Events – Mike Taulty takes a look at processing raw touch event data in Silverlight 4, WPF and Windows Phone 7, discussing the differences, and showing a standard sample across the three technologies.
- Intro to jQTouch: Creating Your First Application in jQTouch – ‘bmharwani’ takes an introductory look at using jQTouch, a jQuery module for writing Touch enabled web applications for iPhone/iPad/iPodTouch in this CodeProject article.
- October 2010 Live Meeting – Trees, Language Oriented Programming and F# with Robert Pickering – Community for F# host their monthly virtual meeting today (Tuesday 19th October) at 11am PDT, where Rob Pickering will be exploring tree structures and how they can be represented in F#
- Announcing OpenSpaceBeers, the open-space for all developers, whatever the platform – Seb Lambla announces the first Open Spaces Beers event to be held on Tuesday 26th October at a venue to be confirmed (in London I believe). This meet-up is for any developer working on any platform and aims to discuss issues which are common to all
- Event: What’s next in C# and VB? – NxtGen Cambridge welcome Mads Torgersen and Lucian Wischik on Wednesday 3rd November where they will be talking on the new features of C# and VB.NET which will be being unveiled at PDC
- Silverlight Firestarter Event on December 2nd Streamed Live! – Dan Wahlin highlights the Silverlight Firestarter Event being held in Redmond on the 2nd December featuring Dan, Scott Guthrie, John Papa, Tim Heuer, Jesse Liberty, Jaime Rodriguez, Yavor Georgiev and others. The event will also be being streamed live, so you can get to experience the event from the comfort of your own desk. Registration for the event is required for both in person and online viewing.
- Debreefing the NHDay – Simone Chiaretta reflects on the NHibernate Day event held earlier this month, and highlights the availability of the recorded content from the main room (featuring Ayende).
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